misbelief

[ mis-bi-leef ]
/ ˌmɪs bɪˈlif /

noun

erroneous belief; false opinion.
erroneous or unorthodox religious belief.

Nearby words

  1. misbecome,
  2. misbefall,
  3. misbegotten,
  4. misbehave,
  5. misbehavior,
  6. misbelieve,
  7. misbetide,
  8. misborn,
  9. misbrand,
  10. misc.

Origin of misbelief

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at mis-1, belief

Can be confuseddisbelief misbelief unbelief

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British Dictionary definitions for misbelief

misbelief

/ (ˌmɪsbɪˈliːf) /

noun

a false or unorthodox belief
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